There’s a reason for the term “scaredy-cat.” Cats are sensitive creatures, they are the pets we most tend to associate with timid curiousity or over-reaction. Here are some of the stranger things cat owners have reported their cats are fearful of, curated from responses on Reddit and YouTube.
Watch this cats reaction to a pretty flower…
“One of my cats is petrified of carrot peelings and the other one rolls around in them” – B1ngers
“My cat does not like it when I take a shower. I live alone so I don’t bother leaving the bathroom door closed. He will sit in the bathroom and scream his head off once he hears the water running.” – ZeD00m
“My cat flips at the sight of a plastic bag. I have no idea what it is, but if he sees one he runs for his life.” – Gum_Bumper
“Steam. My genius dork of a cat is terrified of steam. If I have my cup anywhere near him, he’ll bolt.” – Klaudiapotter
“The hoover: the bringer of cleanliness and death” – surebegrandlike
“My cat is afraid of the ceiling fan NOT moving. If it is going, that’s all good. If it is still, freaks him out and super paranoid!” – fdoerzy
Check out this video that went viral, watch closely for the true horror timed at 2.26 in.